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12420 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, CA 90740-2711
+1 562-430-9950
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I have been going to several of these restaurants for many years. Started in San Diego and as they increased their locations I have gone to many. For years they were only in San Diego and expanded to Long Beach, Marina Del Rey, Seal Beach and other places.I use to drive 100 miles to San Diego just to get their... More 

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Springfield, MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Rubios is named after the cofounder of the restaurant that began in Mission Bay, San Diego, CA. Their website states that their fish taco was the one that started the phenomenon that spread from coast to coast. Their menu states responsibly sourced grilled seafood options along with steak and all natural chicken raised without antibiotics, served in tacos, salads, bowls,... More 

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North Potomac, MD
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Located in a shopping center, there are no issues with parking, seating or long lines. Never had an inaccurate order. For those unfamiliar with the chain, the specialty is fish tacos along with other seafood tacos, burritos...etc. There is a salsa bar. Beer and wine is available. The food is freshly made and reasonably priced. While it is very popular,... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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157 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I fell in love with Rubio's fish tacos a few years was my first time. Great flavor that will make you want more.

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Thank Rita I
Coto de Caza, California
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209 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Great fish tacos on Taco Tuesday. A regular Mexican foodie hangout. Super salsa bar. Always able to count on a quality menu and product.

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Thank Eric B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

My husband had never tried Rubio's so we stopped in for lunch while on vacation in SoCal. He loved the fish taco and shrimp burrito. I don't eat any kind of seafood but I still love Rubio's. I got the street tacos plate with a side of guacamole and chips. Everything was so delicious and the quality of food always... More 

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Thank Gkrieger714
Orange County, Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

This chain has good "faster" food at a fair price. This location has very helpful staff with outstanding positive attitudes. The restaurant is kept very clean including the salsa bar area.

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Thank MominOC
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

I love their fish tacos. You can order it grilled or fried, and of course wanting healthy food, I chose the grilled option. You can order lettuce on the tacos rather than cabbage, and you can order the plate with one taco rather than two. Of course the chips are not the healthiest choice, so you opt for a bit... More 

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Thank Debbie R
West Caldwell, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

World's best fish tacos and homemade salsa - the fire-roasted is best. Staff very friendly. Hard to go wrong with the food.

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Thank htwh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2012

the fish is deep fried so it is really good. we tried all the different varieties of fish taco's and liked them all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Seafood, Mexican, Healthy
Meals
Lunch
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12420 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, CA 90740-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-430-9950
Description
The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and his father, Ray, who started the fish taco phenomenon that spread across the nation. Today, Rubio’s menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco® to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature shrimp, wild salmon and ono. In addition to sustainable seafood, Rubio’s offers chargrilled chicken and steak, fresh made guacamole and salsas and sauces that are prepared daily.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?